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  1. Re: Your favorite fragrances with a prominent dark chocolate note

    Lacoste Elegance for me. I am not even a fan of the smell of chocolate but I really like this one.
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    Re: Caron baccarat urns fountains

    They would make great lamps.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Z-14, aftershave and cologne and--wait for it--deodorant just because it is an awesome scent.
  4. Re: Pick One Old School Masculine Fragrance As The Grail!

    Hmmm.... I think of the Holy Grail as being something to search for that is almost unobtainable. Many of these already mentioned are readily available. I would say--for me--something like Blend 30....
  5. Re: Dunhill Launches Four Mens Scents in Signature Collection!

    Wow--this is news to me--these are not on their website and two of the other signature scents are missing, too.........
  6. Re: An almost impossible question to answer about a fragrance some guy was wearing circa 1988?

    Devin
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Apple-themed:

    Autumn in New York (Ella)
    Apple Jack Cocktail (from the Savoy Cocktail Book, mine made with Calvados)
    Dunhill Custom (English Pippin note)
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    Re: Most worn in October 2020

    Dunhill EDITION the only double wearing for me last month.
  9. Re: Mugler Cologne - does anyone know the name/brand of the soap that inspired Thierry Mugler for th

    I vote for Provendi:
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    Developed in 1950 by Marguerite and Arnold, the Provendi rotating soap has maintained its authenticity.

    It is still manufactured in France and remains practical and...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    The best Creed has to offer!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Well, now that it is only in the 80s I am going full on autumn, so Yatagan for me!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Yatagan
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    Re: Your experiences with Aramis Tuscany

    I wore it serially when it first came out and loved it. My current bottle is from 2017 and is closest in color to bottle number three. Smells good to me although I have not directly compared to the...
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    Re: HELP: PENHALIGON'S Lp No. 9 for Men

    This thread makes me think that I need to wear mine more often--I get an apple pie vibe that is perfect for fall.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Must de Cartier Pour Homme--perfect fall fragrance
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Vintage Dunhill EDITION--today is my wedding anniversary and that is what I wore on the day......
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    Re: I can't believe I've never smelled Heritage..

    I agree about the fine blending being the common thread but I always feel that Heritage is the real "Shalimar Pour Homme" more than Habit Rouge.
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    Re: I can't believe I've never smelled Heritage..

    Fab stuff.
  20. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    Go Dodger Blue!
  21. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    I don't know if I can take much more! Seriously, though, very exciting series.
  22. Re: Recdations next purchase ( Bottega Veneta, Fahrenheit,Le Male Essence, Leather Blend )

    Bottega Veneta pour Homme
    Fahrenheit edt
    Ferrari Leather Essence
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Really enjoying my new Indian Sandalwood from Dunhill so used AOS sandalwood body soap and aftershave balm as a base for it. Sandalwood heaven.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Not fragrance, but today I did find a pair of charcoal gray flannel trousers by Thomas Pink--my size--with the original price tag of $390 marked $18.99. It will cost me more that that to have them...
  25. Re: Dunhill Launches Four Mens Scents in Signature Collection!

    I have the sample box of all four if that is what you mean?
  26. Re: Dunhill Launches Four Mens Scents in Signature Collection!

    Not sure if anyone posted this but I just happened upon it:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ol9lCdNWdfk
  27. Re: How would you rank your top three fragrances from this list?

    Antaeus
    Equipage
    Third Man/Fahrenheit tie for third place
  28. Re: What am I missing? Where have warm, 'ambery' masculine fragrances gone?

    I feel that same as you on many of these points. Have you tried Moroccan Amber from Dunhill's signature line? Might right up your street.
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    Re: Recommend me a full on masculine I should try!

    Zino by Davidoff
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    Re: What you wore clubbing back in the day

    To be honest, my clubbing days were more likely to include a round of golf or mixed doubles although I do remember going to Limelight back in the day and was undoubtably wearing Z-14. Oh, and I did...
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    We're All Alone (unplugged)--Boz Skaggs
    Johnnie Walker Double Black
    Vintage Equipage
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Just bought it--EdT but too late in the day to actually wear it as part of the Fahreneit Friday (already wearing vintage Equipage which deserves its own moment).
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    Re: Black jeans on a say a 60+ man

    Do it. Proudly. And send pictures.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Guilty as charged--this will be my next purchase!
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    I love the stuff but never owned it--I really need to get myself a bottle! If only to be one of the gang on Fridays.
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    Impressive! Here is one to add--in the Zellweger biopic of Judy Garland there is a vintage bottle of White Shoulders on her dressing room table in London--the one with the round peach colored cap. ...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Azzaro Pour Homme
  38. Thread: Eric Buterbaugh

    by Oviatt
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    Re: Eric Buterbaugh

    Never heard of him and--before COVID--I went to a lot of events where top florists would have been used. But, then, I never thought to ask about who did the flowers.
  39. Re: "Is this it? Is this what it's all about?" (80s fragrances)

    Fever
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    Poll: Re: The best fougere

    Of those three, Sartorial, although there are better fougeres out there.
  41. Re: "Is this it? Is this what it's all about?" (80s fragrances)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAf7HcK10d0

    This might strike a note....

    Actually, have you tried Halston's Z-14? It is another seventies scent that is so eighties that it hurts! Especially...
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    Re: Face washing - bar soap or dedicated face wash

    Kiehl's makes some very good face washes and Cetaphil is also very good and inexpensive.
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    Re: Cologne for cowboys

    136034
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    Re: Dunhill icon elite ?

    Not bad--about average.
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    Re: Dunhill icon elite ?

    Very versatile, could even be a signature scent.
  46. Re: Looking For Something Similar To Armani Pour Homme

    +1 for Capucci Pour Homme
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    Re: TABU by Dana, first impression, and the 1980s

    What a great scent--I can smell it now in my mind. The mother of a friend of mine wore it as her signature scent and everything around her smelled of Tabu--even her Scottish Terrier! When she went,...
  48. Re: "Dear Sir, Jean Patou fragrances no longer exist"

    LVMH, who owns Dior, recently bought Jean Patou. which means that when Dior recently launched their perfume called Joy, LVMH already owned the rights to the name (via their ownership of Jean Patou).
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    Re: The Vintage Eaux de Lanvin

    The graphics on that ad are brilliant
  50. Re: "Dear Sir, Jean Patou fragrances no longer exist"

    Exactly. What a waste.
  51. Re: "Dear Sir, Jean Patou fragrances no longer exist"

    They didn't get rid of Joy. They gave it to Dior.......
  52. Re: Dunhill Launches Four Mens Scents in Signature Collection!

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    I recently got this box of samples of the four Signature Collection scents and have been working my way through them. I sniffed them all at Dunhill when they came out but only tried...
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Chanel No. 5. I was riding my bike yesterday morning and a nicely dressed woman came out of her house and got into her car ready to go to work. I was two doors down before the smell hit me and I...
  54. Re: "Dear Sir, Jean Patou fragrances no longer exist"

    Sic transit gloria mundi.....
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    Re: What did Miles Davis wear?

    "Kind of Blue" would be a great name for a jazz-inspired scent. John Coltrane could wear it, too.
  56. Re: Is it ok to wear a fragrance just for yourself?

    Go for it! I wear Knize Ten even though I am the only one at my house who likes it. Tobacco Oud is a great scent--I greatly prefer it to Oud Wood.

    I would only make an exception if someone...
  57. Poll: Re: Which Men's Fragrance smells like a Billionaire the most? WOMEN ONLY!

    Like PrinceRF, I am not a woman so am not voting but.... I was at the home of a billionaire earlier this year and and in his beautifully appointed dressing room (book matched mahogany panelling with...
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    Re: What smells like a burning temple?

    Wait, literally a temple on fire? That smells like arson, to me. Negligence at the very least.
  59. Thread: To buy or not?

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    Re: To buy or not?

    I have a Schott Perfecto which rarely gets worn in SoCal but if I were to buy another, cafe racer style, I might buy this:
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    Around US $700 at Bloomingales or at RL.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    These are the doggiest days of summer and even though I want to reach for fall favorites, it will be triple digits here and smokey so Eau de Rochas Homme, a summer refresher--new to me so I am still...
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    Re: What Hermes are you still wearing?

    I have and wear Equipage and Bel Ami (both vintage), L'Eau d'Orange Verte and Poivre Samarcande. I may have others but these are the ones that get worn.
  62. Re: What fragrance would you use to go to a History Museum ?

    Perfect choice!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    And? Thoughts?

    I wore L'Homme Ideal EdT which is a new arrival for me. I liked but didn't love it when it first came out but decided to buy a bottle for fall. I never met an almond croissant...
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    Re: does this count as vintage?

    Trop pour mots!
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    You'll Never Find (That's Mr. Rawls, to you....)
    Cotes du Rhone
    L'Homme Ideal
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    Re: Autumn In a Bottle

    Yatagan is one for me-also Ferre for Man.
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    Re: does this count as vintage?

    Great find! Wonderful stuff. I, too, wore it at that stage in my life and have great associations with it.
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    Re: Vintage Guerlain

    Bavard--have you tried the EdC? My favorite concentration.
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    Re: Card Holder vs. Bifold Wallet

    A wallet for me. Either way, those two BV pieces are beauties!
  70. Thread: A happy mistake

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    Re: A happy mistake

    Well done! Serendipity aside, do give the original Bel Ami a try as it is really wonderful, especially the vintage.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Steal Your Face - and other Dead delights

    Sancere

    Dunhilll Icon Elite
  72. Re: I really enjoy Bentley Intense. Which other Bentley would you recommend and why?

    Absolute and Azure
  73. Re: recommdations, next purchase, must try ( Halston Z, Prada Amber PH,D&G The One ..)

    Z-14, Bentley for Men Intense and Eau des Bavx are my recs. Have you considered Bantley for Man Absolute? It a great if you were a fan of Gucci Pour Homme I.
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    Re: New Caron: AIMEZ-MOI COMME JE SUIS

    I can't wait to try this--sounds great for fall and winter. Glad that Caron is back on its game!
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    Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    Z-14 among many others.
  76. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Rochas Eau pour Homme (and other delights)--I thought that in these dog days of summer a really fresh scent might be nice.
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    Re: allow me to introduce myself

    Or going back to source material:

    'Forgive me, but in the heat of our argument I forgot to introduce myself. Here is my card, my passport and a letter inviting me to come to Moscow for...
  78. Re: Best of Pour Homme Black Intense Abosolute Parfum Family ( DH, Man in Black ...)

    Bentley Absolute--dead ringer for Gucci Pour Homme I and truly a deeper, darker version of its parent. Great value, too.
  79. Re: Is there an earthy 'peat' scented Fougere or green scent?

    Oh, and Cumming by Alan Cumming. Deep peat.
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    Re: allow me to introduce myself

    Hi Mark--welcome aboard. All great suggestions to which I will add Endymion (great aftershave balm, BTW). Should be easy to get in Scotland and somehow seems to suit your picture. Have fun...
  81. Re: Is there an earthy 'peat' scented Fougere or green scent?

    I think that Naomi Goodsir's wonderful Bois d'Ascèse has a smoky, peaty whisky vibe to it. Wonderful scent, makes me think I should buy bottle for fall. Or just splash on some Lagavulin.
  82. Re: Mr. Fine American Blend EDT=Rive Gauche PH clone?

    Lock it or lose it.
  83. Re: Mr. Fine American Blend EDT=Rive Gauche PH clone?

    And that's not the worst of it--I had bottle of Baie de Genievre knicked out of my locker itself! Hardly safe to leave your home these days.
  84. Re: Mr. Fine American Blend EDT=Rive Gauche PH clone?

    My can of vintage Rive Gauche was stolen out of my gym bag at the Jonathan Club in LA. Slippery slope when your own fellow members are stealing from you (the staff are above suspicion).
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Don't Dream It's Over
    Campari and soda
    Vintage d by Dunhill
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    Re: What’s your favorite Bertrand Duchaufour

    Probably Sartorial for me although I am slowly falling in love with Bass Solo.
  87. Re: Which of these women's fragrances would be suitable in summer?

    Givenchy III would be great in the summer as would Chanel No. 19.
  88. Re: ★ Woody Floral Recmdations ★ Armani Eau Pour Homme + Floral ( Lalique PH line )

    Acqua di Parma Colonia has an Armani Eau + florals vibe to me. Le 3eme Homme is another good idea. Have you tried Insense by Givenchy?
  89. Thread: Knize Ten

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    Re: Knize Ten

    Yes, all good and you might want to try the current Golden Edition.
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    Re: Saint Rita Parlor

    It looks like they are la-based so i will try and check them out.
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    Re: Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    Mine, too, followed by Declaration
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I have been wearing a favorite--Azzaro Pour Homme L'Eau-- all week because it performs so well in the heat (and we have had plenty of that!).
  93. Re: What scents did your grandmother/mother/aunts wear? And did you like them?

    Like Rabidsenses, both my grandmother and mother wore Shalimar (with Bellodgia as an alternate) so as much as I love it, I cannot wear it (which is where Heritage steps in). My aunt on my mother's...
  94. Re: Ever been stung by a bee while wearing cologne?

    Interesting thread. I am fatally allergic to bees and carry an Epipen with me everywhere (well, that is what I tell myself--I think it is in my golf bag or a brief case somewhere--I really must...
  95. Re: Acqua di Parma launch "environmentally-friendly" Colonia Futura

    Interesting concept.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Autumn Leaves--Paul Desmond
    Campari and soda
    Armani Eau Pour Homme
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    131968131973One of my guilty pleasures is watching old episodes of The Saint with Roger Moore. I also really like The Return of The Saint with Ian Ogilvy. In this episode from 1978 called "The...
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    Re: What's Your Go-To "Dumb Reach" Fragrance?

    Channelling Slim Aarons, I see.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    How is this one?
  100. Re: Does anyone know what the American "sickly sweet" perfume note is?

    I get that note strongly in a French scent, Tresor. Not a fan. I think it is not a note, but a nose (looking at you, Sophia).
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